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Synonyms of active in English:


  • 1 they located the area of brain tissue that was active the active ingredient of tobacco
    [Antonyms] inactive, inert
  • 2 despite her illness she remained quite active
    busy, bustling, occupied, involved
    informalon the go, on the move, full of get-up-and-go, full of vim and vigour, full of beans, sparky, zippy, peppy, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
    North American informalgo-go
    [Antonyms] listless
  • 3 he was an active member of the union
    hard-working, busy, industrious, diligent, tireless, contributing, enterprising, influential;
    occupied, engaged, involved;
    enthusiastic, keen, committed, devoted, determined, zealous, militant, radical
    informalgo-getting, go-ahead
    [Antonyms] passive, indifferent
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    active, busy, occupied, engaged
    See busy

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